Vampy Lipsticks For Fall

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Normally, my go-to lipsticks are red or nude, with a coral or pink thrown in during the summer for some variety. Although I am a recovering lip addict, I’m not super adventurous with my colour choices. Greys, browns, and the ever trendy “greige” don’t really do it for me. And forget about the blues and lilacs! They can look great on other people, but they just aren’t for me.

That is not to say, I don’t like having options. Especially now as we go into fall and winter, I think there’s a really good reason why burgundy, oxblood, and other vampy lipsticks are so popular now. They add a kind of richness to the season’s dimmer colour palette.

vampy fall lipsticks Bite Beauty Luminous Creme Lipstick Mulberry Scarlet Tarte Tarteist Lip Pencil Squad Ciate London Liquid Velvet Voodoo

From top left to bottom right:
Bite Beauty Luminous Creme Lipstick in Mulberry
Tarte Tarteist lip crayon in Squad
Bite Beauty Luminous Creme Lipstick in Scarlet
Ciate London Liquid Velvet lipstick in Voodoo

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Travel Beauty Essentials

Travel Beauty Essentials

I’ll be leaving at the end of August on a three-week trip to Europe and I thought I’d share some of my travel makeup essentials with you in case you want some tips or are just curious. Keep in mind, I am bringing way more makeup than most people probably want to, but I like to have options, even on the road! Continue reading “Travel Beauty Essentials”

Best Coral Lipsticks

Best Coral Lipsticks

Nothing says summer for me quite like a popping coral lip! If you’re new to lipsticks and don’t feel quite so comfortable with a bright red pout, corals are a good alternative.

Lorac Alter Ego Lipgloss Flower Child Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick Coral Blossom YSL Rouge Volupte Shine 12 Coral Incandescent swatch

From top to bottom:
Tarte Amazonian Clay Lipstick in Coral Blossom
YSL Rouge Volupte Shine in 12 Coral Incandescent
Lorac Alter Ego Lip Gloss in Flower Child

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Summer Beauty Favourites

Summer Beauty Favourites

summer beauty favourites swatch Tarte Amazonian Butter lipstick poppy

Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick – Poppy

This is the perfect no-fuss lipstick. The colour really pops when you first put it on and as it fades throughout the day, it leaves your lips with such a pretty stain, like you just ate a Popsicle. If you’re afraid of red lipstick, this is the perfect intro to it!

summer beauty favourites swatches YSL Rouge Volupte Shine in Oil lipstick 12 Coral Incandescent

YSL Rouge Volupte Shine in Oil Lipstick – 12 Corail Incandescent

First of all, the packaging needs no words. It. Is. So. Beautiful. Can we tell I’ve been gravitating towards a theme for summer? Bright, warm corals and pinky reds are my jam! And I’m a little bit over the matte liquid lipstick at the moment. I think they’ve peaked. I’m all about the glossy, juicy pout now, with less than crisp edges, that effortless chic look. The kind of lip you don’t even need a mirror to apply.

summer beauty favourites swatches Too Faced Sweet Peach palette

Too Faced Sweet Peach Eye Shadow Palette

I have been obsessed with this palette since I got it a couple of months ago. There are a lot of products that get so much hype, but for me… The hype was real for this one! I love almost every single colour in this palette. If I have a complaint, it’s that I don’t like the smell. But I prefer all my cosmetics and skincare to be scent-free. This is actually a surprisingly versatile palette. You can get pink looks, peachy looks, neutral looks, purple looks… And just for fun one day, I used this palette for my face too (contour, blush and highlight!) If you are into warm eye shadow looks, and especially peachy or coral hues, this is a great palette. Continue reading “Summer Beauty Favourites”

Best Red Lipsticks

Best Red Lipsticks
Nothing makes me feel feistier than a red lip. They say that red lips for your wedding is a tricky gamble, it can be messy, it can be loud… But when I got married last year, I just knew I needed a bright red lip to feel whole. Even before I got super into makeup in the past few years, red lipstick was my go-to makeup look.
From top left to bottom right:
Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Fiery
Marcelle Rouge Xpression Cream Lipstick in 901 Amour
Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Gazpacho
YSL Vinyl Cream Lip Stain in 401

Paper Anniversary

THE BROCKHOUSE VANCOUVER WEDDING FLORAL ARCH BHLDN ROSECLIFF GOWN SIMONS BLUE SUIT BUBBLES

Kyler and I have been together for about seven years and it’s our first wedding anniversary coming up this month. I thought I’d share some of my favourite wedding photos and talk about some of the details of the day for any future brides and grooms out there who might be interested!

 THE BROCKHOUSE LAWN WEDDING CEREMONY VANCOUVER

We wanted to keep it as small and as simple as possible, especially because it was in Vancouver while we live in Montreal. We had the wedding at The Brockhouse Restaurant in Point Grey. The ceremony was on their lawn and the reception, in their tent. I picked this place mostly due to the fact that they provide everything, the chairs, tables, cutlery, servers, food, drinks, even beautiful white drapes, lights and chandeliers for the tent. We basically just showed up, put some flowers on all the tables and the set up the arch for the ceremony. I highly, highly recommend finding a place that does everything for you if you are having a destination wedding, because even though we had very little to do compared to other weddings, it was still pretty stressful!

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THE BROCKHOUSE LAWN WEDDING TENT DECOR VANCOUVER

THE BROCKHOUSE LAWN WEDDING TENT BRASS VASE FLORAL CENTREPIECES

DIY WEDDING BOUQUET PEONY RANUNCULUS CHRYSANTHUMUM ROSE LISIANTHUS ETSY FUR STOLE BHLDN ROSECLIFF GOWN

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